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1 The Framingham Public Library’s Lifelong Learning Lecture Series continues today.

At 7 p.m. via Zoom is “Walking: Keeping Company with Literature’s Most Obsessive Pedestrians” with Dr. Helen Heineman, President Emeritus.

“Writing and walking have always shared an association. Wordsworth clocked over 175,000 miles of walking with his sister and his friend Coleridge, climbing in the Alps, as well as in more pastoral Grasmere. This lecture will follow a number of authors and their fictional characters on their excursions. Wordsworth on his rambles, many of which resulted in poems, most famously, his surprise encounter with a whole line of daffodils which he later recalled in the inward eye of solitude; Dickens, who thought nothing of tramping 30 miles into the country, even after long night walks in London, making metaphoric use of the activity in several of his novels. Finally, the lecture will examine other literary walkers, real ones like Thoreau and Virginia Woolf, and in several novels, exploring the relationship between walking and literary composition.”

Pre-register by clicking here.

2. CITY of FRAMINGHAM meetings (Zoom or remote unless otherwise noted):

  • Framingham School Committee: Diversity, Equity & Inclusion at 4:30 p.m.
  • Framingham High School Council at 5:15 p.m.
  • Team Framingham at 7:30 p.m.

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3. Framingham High School’s Drama Company will stage a benefit performance of its METG entry Flora & Ulysses on Friday at 6. Tickets are available still.

4. Today is International Transgender Day of Visibility. The first day was held in 2009.

The day is dedicated to celebrating transgender people and raising awareness of discrimination faced by transgender people worldwide. The day was founded by transgender activist Rachel Crandall of Michigan.

5. SOURCE is seeking interns for the summer. High school and college students can apply. Submit a cover letter, three writing samples, and a resume.

Interested in photojournalism internship – submit up to 12 photos with a cover letter and resume. Video journalists should submit a highlight reel of no more than 5 minutes.

By editor

Susan Petroni is the former editor for SOURCE. She is the founder of the former news site, which as of May 1, 2023, is now a self-publishing community bulletin board. The website no longer has a journalist but a webmaster.